The Faculty of Economics has a long and rich tradition in basic and applied research activities. Through research activities the following areas of interest are dealt with: current theoretical and practical economic issues in the areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics, public administration, marketing, finance, accounting, management and entrepreneurship.


Research activities comprise the following areas:

Conducting research studies, development studies, strategies, development plans, expertise development studies

Conducting studies on privatization process, economic analyses, pre-investment studies and business studies for business sector, i.e. small, medium-sized enterprise and large businesses

Conducting research and development services in project justification analyses implementation and making business deals to insure technology and know-how transfer from foreign to national business sector

Conducting justification analysis for capacity expansion in local businesses and designing projects which improve competitiveness in those businesses in the market

Implementing brand development projects in order to assist companies to develop their market activities and improve competitiveness in the contemporary demanding national and international markets

Organizing round tables, symposiums, consultancy, seminars, gatherings

IPA projects

FP7 projects

COST and EUREKA projects

Other activities comprised in research activities’ vision



Research activities are carried out through implementation of projects supported by:

Doctoral dissertations and masters’ theses research carried out as a part of doctoral and masters’ studies

Research and development projects supported by the interested business sectors (economy sectors), Chambers of Commerce, Regional development agencies

Research and development projects supported by various organizations and funds such as EU and USA funds for science



Results of research activities are published in relevant journals indexed in the international data bases (EBSCO, ECONLIT,), other relevant journals (Ekonomska revija/Economy Review, Tranzicija/Transition), referent conferences and congresses, doctoral dissertations (30) and masters’ theses (79).